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Healthy Coping for Unhealthy Behaviors

With Jason Wong Habits are a critical to both creating and sustaining health. Approximately 45% of daily life consists of key lifestyle behaviours and habits that drive health.   In order to cope, we sometimes use unhealthy behaviours to manage stress and anxiety. This workshop will examine: Do we have behaviours that we deem unhealthy? [...]

Travel to Kenya

With Brian Antonson The snow-capped peak of mighty Mt Kenya, the Masai Mara's golden, grassy plains, the pink blush of Lake Nakuru and the annual migration of millions of wildebeest are but some of the delights waiting for you in Kenya. Join Brian has he shares experience visiting the many wonderful locations  and animal life [...]

Art Appreciation: Art Collecting: Galleries and Museums of the World – History and Controversies

With Aleksandra Idzior from UFV Please join us as an armchair travel to view the  art amassed by the best institutions. After familiarizing with the history of art collecting we will examine some of the great art collections in the world with particular attention to the Uffizi Galleries in Florence (Italy), the National Gallery in London (UK), and [...]

Quilts the Story They Tell

With Sharon Syrette & Karin Edberg -Lee Quilting has attracted generations of people to express themselves in fabrics and decorative stitches. From practical crazy quilts using scraps to artistic wall hangings, quilts have told the stories of families and countries. Many were brought to the new world by early settlers. Bring your favorite quilted piece [...]

Baha’i Bicentenary: A Global Perspective

With Harold Rosen What was the most significant transition for humanity in the 19th century?  Baha'is believe that future historians, in response to this question, will point to the emergence of the Baha'i Faith.  This new religion aims toward an ever-advancing global civilization, with peace, justice and prosperity for all people.  October 2019 marks the [...]

Cruising Through Retirement

With Jean Webster Learn how to affordably see the world in comfort and style on a cruise. Master Cruiser Jean Webster will share her secrets on where and when to find the best prices as well as tips about choosing the best cruise line for you based on her years of experience. Jean and her [...]

Travel to Ireland

With Brian Antonson A small island with a memorable punch, Ireland's breathtaking landscapes and friendly, welcoming people leave visitors wanting to return. History is everywhere, from the breathtaking monuments of prehistoric Ireland at Brú na Bóinne, Slea Head in Kerry and Carrowmore in Sligo, to the fabulous ruins of Ireland's rich monastic past at Glendalough. [...]

Script Writing: War Brides

With Sharon Syrette This course will look at the different techniques and devices used by playwrites and provide the oppourtunity to write a 10 minute collaborative script, to be presented at the Remembrance Day Tea on November 6, 2019.     Date: Octobers 3, 2019 Day: Thursday Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sessions: 4 [...]

Dramatic Readings

Facilitated by Carolyn Armistead and Natasha Purnell Come enhance your life with a bit of performative reading. We will be performing an original Remembrance Day work this semester, written by our script writing class, as well as an adaptation of ‘A Christmas Carol’. Each work will have two rehearsal prior to the performance at the [...]

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Spanish Conversation Beginner: Series

With Violeta Estela Lucero Schwartz Spanish for Beginners offers the opportunity to learn the language in a very interactive environment. Immediately you will engage in a safe and enjoyable way, you learn to engage in everyday conversations with your classmates.   Starts: October 2, 2019 Ends: December 4, 2019 Sessions: 10 Day: Thursday Time: 9:00 a.m. to [...]